Great New Happenings from Splunk Live

Just before heading off with the family to Galveston over Memorial weekend, I had the opportunity to attend the Splunk Live Dallas event! These events are always great to hear how other companies are utilizing splunk and, of course, learn from Splunk experts about solving security challenges, taking advantage of Artificial Intelligence in Big Data, and improving incident response.

Are You Prepared for a Total Disaster? [Infographic]

Business leaders are different than regular people. When they hear the word “disaster,” they don’t think about how to run or hide. No. They think: How will we recover from this? What should we have done to prevent it?

It’s this kind of clear-eyed determination that has made your enterprise such a success.

The Need for a Small Business Security Audit

As cyber security threats continue to increase, Small Businesses need to constantly assess and resolve their IT vulnerabilities.
These days, no business can avoid the issue of cybersecurity. From agriculture to software development, small businesses that want to take advantage of today's technology need to recognize the consequent need to find and maintain system security.

How do I Avoid Ransomware?

Just a couple weeks ago, I talked about What is Ransomware and explained how the threat is very real to both small businesses and larger organizations. We discussed how it could end up costing your business big if appropriate precautions are not implemented.

The Top 7 Cybersecurity Threats for Small Businesses

Let's talk about Cybersecurity Threats for Small Businesses. In an era where the average cost of a single data breach has reached $3.62 million according to Ponemon Institute, to say that cybersecurity for small business environments is essential is something of an understatement.

Managing Your Own IT Network Is Risky Business

If you’re a business then you likely have a handful, if not dozens of computers with important files and/or client information stored on them. You also probably have an intranet and a public facing internet website, which form your IT network. In our experience, businesses come out ahead when they allow professionals to handle their IT network, enabling the business to focus on their core mission.

What is Ransomware?

What is Ransomware? Everywhere you look, it seems like there's a new eye-popping statistic that illustrates the threat posed by ransomware, whether it's the yearly growth rate of 350% percent, or the fact that it's expected to cause over $5 billion in damages in 2017 alone.